By Oliver Twitchett
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Chuck Berry Gibson 335
Simply known as one of the most important pioneer’s of Rock & Roll and the most influential artists of 20th Century. This Iconic Cherry Red Gibson 335 was owned and played by Chuck Berry. Berry signed and dated the guitar in 1990’s when he gave the guitar to one of his producer’s, the guitar was then later signed by BB King and Isaac Hayes, the only known Gibson owned to have been signed like this.
Elvis Presley Handrwitten Poem/Prayer
A beautiful handwritten document in Elvis Presley’s hand. Headed “A Gift of a Prayer” signed “Your Friend Elvis Presley”. Prayer reads
This brings a gift of a prayer to you, the greatest powers known. To give you help and keep you safe, and make God’s strength your own. With faith, may you rely on this, whose mighty powers endures.This brings the gift of prayer to you. The victory of love shall be yours! So may God bless you and keep you always. Your friend, Elvis Presley.
The recipient is sadly unknown but adds to the intrigue as this is a heartfelt and unique thing to write, and only to someone of real admiration or respect
Kurt Cobain Handwritten Set List
A very rare hand written set list by Kurt Cobain. Kurt rarely wrote the setlists leaving the duties usually to drummer Dave Grohl. Only a few know to exist in Kurts hand. The setlist has cigerette burns and holes and marks likely to be made by Kurt while performing. The set was from the 1991 Bristol Bierkeller gig.
Patti Smith Painting Illustration from 1967
Painted the same year Patti Smith moved to New York and met Robert Mapplethorpe this is a previously unseen painting/illustration by now legendary poet and musician. Drawn at the age of 21 and likely while at Glassboro College before discovering the life that was awaiting her, Patti Smith paintings simply don’t exist outside of her estate.
Iggy Pop & David Bowie Quitclaim Contract
A unique contract between two artists who created some of the 70’s and 80’s most influential music. The contract releases the rights held by David Bowie on work collaborated with Iggy Pop, signed with their original names David R Jones & James Ostenberg.
Marc Bolan Unreleased Lyric
An unreleased poem or song by musician writer and lead singer of T-Rex. Named the ‘Last Waltz’ Marc Bolan writes, Time master of all, and Mistress of some,Haunter of the moon & the hunter of the sun, & O’ such trembles in the arc of life of a man, When dark death stands beneath the sculpted portols of his soul, & beckons, Come old friend dance with me a while….